Last night Kalush Orchestra stunned Europe with their powerful performance of their song “Stefania”. They went on to win the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. Yesterday, less than 24 hours after their big win, they released the music video for their winning song. You can watch the music video for Stefania here!
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About Kalush Orchestra
Kalush Orchestra were formed in 2021, however Kalush were first established in 2019 solely as a rap group. The members of Kalush are Oleh Psiuk, Ihor Didenchuk, Vlad Kurochka and Oleksandr Slobodianyk. Tymofi Muzchuk and Vitalii Duzhyk join Kalush for Eurovision 2022. Kalush focuses solely on rap, while the orchestra mix it up with Ukrainian folk elements.
Ukraine’s Eurovision Journey
Ukraine is one of the most successful countries to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest. The country has scored eight top-five placements, with an extra three top-ten finishes. Ukraine has won the Contest three time first in 2004 with Ruslana’s “Wild Dances” then in 2016 with Jamala’s “1944”. In 2022 Ukraine scored their third Eurovision win with Kalush Orchestra’s song “Stefania” Jamala’s win made history for Ukraine, as it became the first ex-Soviet country to win the Contest more than once.
In 2022 Ukraine won the contest for the third time. Kalush Orchestra received 631 points in the Eurovision 2022 Grand Final. Their song “Stefania” also broke records for the highest amount of televote points ever received in a Eurovision Final with 439 points.
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News Source: Kalush Orchestra/SME
Photo Source: EBU/ Corinne Cumming